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Whiplash and Chiropractic

Whiplash is the common term for most all injuries to the neck and back originating from car accidents. Chiropractors provide most of the care for whiplash sufferers in the US. The term whiplash was coined early in the 20th century … Continue reading

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Pain patterns in Lower back disc herniations, Chiropractic topics

Disc herniations are estimated to be involved in just under half of cases of lower back pain treated by Chiropractors. The pain caused by a herniated disc (slipped disc) varies widely in located and intensity. Sciatica is a common symptom … Continue reading

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Tender nodules in the Back and Chiropractic treatment

The lower back is frequently the site of small fat nodules in the skin that are referred to as lipomas. These are normal and non cancerous tumors that are very common. The nodules can be pain sensitive and even refer … Continue reading

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The nerves and Chiropractic

The skin of the human body is arranged in sensory areas called dermatomes. A dermatome is a sensory area supplied by one set of spinal nerves. An example that Chiropractors deal with regularly is the spinal dermatomes of the lower … Continue reading

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Herniated discs and positions that aggrevate the disc: Chiropractic

Lower back pain is one of the most common conditions treated by Chiropractors. Disc problems in the lower back are quite common and it is estimated that a third of all persons have some kind of irregularities in the discs … Continue reading

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